Post Tagged with: "Providence"

ACLU CALLS FOR STRONGER ACTION TO ADDRESS “PERSISTENT” PROVIDENCE POLICE BODY CAMERA VIOLATIONS   

  Citing repeated instances of police failing to activate their body cameras in high profile encounters with the public, the ACLU of Rhode Island has called on Providence Commissioner of Public Safety Steven Paré and Police Chief Hugh Clements, Jr. to take stronger steps, including establishing a more vigorous audit[Read More…]

by January 19, 2021

“Now Is Not The Time For Austerity”-Pat Ford Challenges Governor Gina Raimondo On Covid Era Fiscal Responsibility!

The Coalition Radio’s Pat Ford challenges Gina Raimondo over the absence of “Shared Sacrifice” after a record 12.7 Billion Dollar Budget! was proposed by Rhode Island’s General Assembly. No cuts … no reductions in force … no efficiencies … Just explosive growth for a Zombie State In Failure What Do[Read More…]

by December 12, 2020

BREAKING! STATEMENT ON CURFEWS FROM RHODE ISLAND ACLU

Below is a statement from the ACLU of RI on the imposition of curfews this evening by the cities of Cranston, Providence and Warwick. We believe they are extraordinary, unnecessary, and, ironically, likely to lead to discriminatory enforcement by police.   “The imposition of blanket curfews within three cities in[Read More…]

by June 2, 2020